Clinical Research Coordinator/Phlebotomist

Clinical Research Coordinator/Phlebotomist

July 8, 2022 By

Introduction:

dicentra is seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Clinical Research Coordinator/Phlebotomist to join our growing team. The Clinical Research Coordinator/Phlebotomist will conduct clinical trials with study participants in accordance with Good Clinical Practice and approved research protocol, help in the day-to-day running of the CRO, Perform phlebotomy and collect blood specimens as directed and enter data accurately. All the work done by the Clinical Research Coordinator/Phlebotomist will be in accordance with federal regulations and IRB/RED or other regulatory authority policies and procedures. 

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Why join us

Best workplace 
We nourish an environment devoted to honesty and fairness, trust and respect. We care deeply for our team members and take work-life balance seriously, allowing our people to decide on a schedule that best fits their life and working preferences.

Best people 
We unite cross-industry professionals with a shared passion for improving people’s health and wellness. Our inspiring leaders are accessible and work eagerly side-by-side with individual employees to help them understand and achieve their objectives.

Best opportunities 
We encourage our team members to continuously develop and enhance their skills and expertise. We recognize and reward courageous choices and innovative ideas that result in the growth of our people and company, and in the success of our clients.

Become a part of a purpose-driven and future-oriented business that impacts and improves millions of lives worldwide!

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct clinical trial visits with study participants in accordance with Good Clinical Practice and the approved research protocol.

  • Ongoing maintenance of essential trial files (electronic or otherwise).

  • Collaborate with CRO team and PI to ensure the efficiency of clinical operations on a day-to-day basis and the minimization of any protocol deviations or violations; ensure responding to any audit findings and implement approved recommendations.

  • Collaborate with CRO team and PI to ensure that clinical research and related activities are performed in accordance with federal regulations and IRB/REB or other regulatory authority agency policies and procedures; ensure meeting Sponsor’s timelines and internal performance goals.

  • Perform specific protocol assessments and procedures including interviewing subjects about medical history, investigational product compliance/reconciliation, administration of standardized questionnaires or tests, and taking basic vital signs accurately.

  • Perform phlebotomy and collects capillary blood specimens as directed.

  • Assist in processing and storage of biological specimens and verifies entry into the EDC/CTMS system.

  • Enter data accurately for sample prep, collection, processing, storage/shipment, and analysis.

  • Implement pre-analytical procedures (e.g., centrifugation, aliquot, preparing smears and solutions, etc.).

  • Prepare specimens for send-out to external clients or remote analytical labs; sorts, allocates, and delivers specimens to work stations and loads them onto instruments as appropriate.

Qualifications 

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Sciences, Health Sciences or Nursing.

  • Required: Phlebotomy certification.

  • Preferred: SOCRA CCRP or ACRP certification OR equivalent CRO industry experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in clinical research.

  • Demonstrated IV catheter skills are an asset.

  • Accountable and accurate, with a strong sense of attention to detail.

  • Comfortable handling important and private information while multi-tasking and working in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, time management, organizational and critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with other clinical team members as needed.

In addition to the skills and qualifications above, we value the following qualities in all of our team members:

  • Ability to work independently with little supervision or as a team.

  • Willingness to take on challenges and learn in an ever-changing regulatory landscape.

  • Proficiency in using MS Office applications.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Strong verbal and written skills.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks in a fast pace, hard-deadline environment.

  • Willingness to travel to client sites as needed.

Job Type: Full-time.  

Location: Toronto, ON office.

Applying:

To be considered for future opportunities, please email your cover letter, resume/CV, and any related supporting documentation to hr@dicentra.com with “Clinical Research Coordinator/Phlebotomist” in the subject line.

As part of the hiring process, in addition to interviewing, successful candidates may be required to complete a skills assessment and a reference/background check. If you are sent a skills assessment, please complete it for consideration for the advertised position.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.